MycoKey : the species Lycoperdon perlatum

Generic short diagnoses: Typical puffballs with well developed subgleba (± ’stipitate’) and a well delimited, ± round opening; capillitium simple. Surface when young with granules or distinct spines, that in some species readily fall off leaving a distinct pattern or not.


Lycoperdon perlatum - DK: krystal-støvbold, UK: Common Puffball

Lycoperdon perlatum , krystal-støvbold, Common Puffball, vorterøyksopp, vårtig røksvamp, Parelstuifzwam, Flaschen-Stæubling, Vesse de loup perlée
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-01.305
Lycoperdon perlatum , krystal-støvbold, Common Puffball, vorterøyksopp, vårtig røksvamp, Parelstuifzwam, Flaschen-Stæubling, Vesse de loup perlée
young fruit-bodies
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-94.114
Lycoperdon perlatum , krystal-støvbold, Common Puffball, vorterøyksopp, vårtig røksvamp, Parelstuifzwam, Flaschen-Stæubling, Vesse de loup perlée
young fruit-bodies
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-04.102
Lycoperdon perlatum , krystal-støvbold, Common Puffball, vorterøyksopp, vårtig røksvamp, Parelstuifzwam, Flaschen-Stæubling, Vesse de loup perlée
section through fruit-body
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-02.118
Lycoperdon perlatum , krystal-støvbold, Common Puffball, vorterøyksopp, vårtig røksvamp, Parelstuifzwam, Flaschen-Stæubling, Vesse de loup perlée
old fruit-bodies
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-07.351

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